Interpretation of PVFD bylaws created chaos and division – Daily Southerner

PRINCEVILLE – Not abiding by the official bylaws may have been the final straw that led to the demotion of Billy Boddie, chief of the Princeville Volunteer Fire Department (PVFD).

Perhaps the final straw that brought immediate attention to the shaky bylaws interpretation was the board of directors terminating firefighter James Powell, who served as the secretary.  According to the PVFD bylaws, the board of directors cannot terminate firefighters. Its only mission is to govern the department’s finances.

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Breaking News: Princeville NC – SBI investigating spending by Princeville officials – WRAL

Response: It has been a long time coming. Some have been waiting for the investigation to be turned over to the SBI.

Raleigh, N.C. — The State Auditor’s Office on Monday asked local, state and federal authorities to look into the actions of Princeville officials after an audit found improper spending in the Edgecombe County town.

Noelle Talley, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Justice, said the State Bureau of Investigation has opened a case to look into some state-funded construction projects in Princeville at the request of the local district attorney. (More)

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BOE could eliminate 10 classroom teachers – Daily Southerner

TARBORO — Ten classroom teacher positions are on the chopping block in the Edgecombe County Public Schools’ 2013-2014 budget.

Members of the Edgecombe County Board of Education, at their 6:30 p.m. Monday meeting in the central office board rooms, will vote on the budget, which was presented to them at last month’s meeting. (More)

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Board to meet in regular session Monday, April 8 The Edgecombe County Board of Education will meet in regular session Monday, April 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the Central Office Board Rooms. View agenda… 

Board to meet in joint session with County Commissioners April 9 The Edgecombe County Board of Education will meet in joint session with the Edgecombe County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, April 9 at 6:30pm at the County administrative building auditorium (201 St. Andrews Street, Tarboro). View agenda…

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